Monthly Archives: April 2015

How Edith Wilson Won an Oscar

A thin man, about 5 feet 11 inches tall with a high forehead, high cheekbones and a long, thin nose upon which sat rimless glasses, Woodrow Wilson had the air of a stubborn academic not a silver screen hero. Nonetheless, in 1944 the famous film producer and head of 20th Century Fox, Darryl F. Zanuck,… Continue reading →

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Remnants of Presidential History Given to Long Wharf

The box office phone is the busiest line at Long Wharf. Every day our box office staff fields dozens of calls about ticket purchases, subscription inquiries, and a wide range of questions. Box Office Manager Josh Sinclair recently picked up the phone to hear a very interesting question on the other end. “Would you have… Continue reading →

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The “Relentless Hope” of Brownsville

One day while simply walking down the street, 18 year old Tray ends up being violently killed. That’s the story Kimber Lee tells in brownsville song (b-side for tray) and sadly it’s a story inspired by real life events, but this is not the only kind of story the streets of Brownsville Brooklyn are able… Continue reading →

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What does brownsville song sound like?

You may be wondering how brownsville song came to be titled a ‘song’. Why would a writer choose to describe her play as a song when it’s not a musical? For Kimber Lee the answer is pretty straightforward: it simply felt like the right title for the work. “I wanted [it] to be something musical… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre announces titles in its 2015-16 season

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces four titles in its 2015-16 season. Subscriptions are currently on sale, and can be purchased by calling 203-787-4282. Single tickets will go on sale August 1, 2015. The season will begin in October with the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama… Continue reading →

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Student reporters talk to the cast of brownsville song

A reporter stood up, pad in hand and addressed the cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s production brownsville song (b-side for tray.) They wanted to know what made the actors want to perform in the play. “You guys get up in the morning to go to school, right? You get ready, you have breakfast, you go… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre’s Studio School announces Spring and Summer classes

Local actors seeking to brush up their skills or acquire new ones will have a unique opportunity this spring at Long Wharf Theatre’s Studio School to work with some of the American theatre’s most innovative artists. Leigh Fondakowski, an Emmy Award nominated head writer of The Laramie Project, and Daniel Passer, a Cirque du Soleil… Continue reading →

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